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Don’t Let Latency Get in the Way of Your Cloud Ambitions

At Cloud Expo, TelecityGroup’s David Hall to discuss how Cloud IX helped a wealth management group cut its latency by over 50%

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Most enterprises are concerned with security and privacy when putting data into the cloud, but what about latency? In putting data in the cloud, you need to make sure you have a sense for latency or the time it takes for messages to traverse the network (and back). If your message suffers as little as 20 milliseconds (1/1000th of a second) delay, you are looking at a 15% plunge in Web page load time. How do you avoid downtime while housing your data in the cloud, where the cost savings are tremendous?

In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, David Hall, Commercial and Strategy Manager at TelecityGroup (Cloud-IX), will discuss how TelecityGroup has made the issue of latency a thing of the past with Cloud IX, which allows data center managers to seamlessly connect to and between a range of cloud partners (Amazon AWS included), physical infrastructure and networks. He will share how Cloud IX helped - among others - a leading London-based wealth management group cut its latency by over 50% and increase bandwidth by 20 times, allowing the company to provision IT workloads on demand without overinflated operational costs, while increasing the reliability and resilience of business applications.

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Speaker Bio:
David Hall is responsible for developing new products, services and solutions, developing partnerships with key customers and suppliers, delivering on TelecityGroup's strategy of providing outstanding data center facilities, services and relationships, that in turn deliver real value and opportunity to customers. Prior to TelecityGroup, he worked on a number of global data center projects, from both a sales and technical perspective, ran his own IT company and worked as an IT manager at a large accountancy firm. David studied Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh.

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